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>> the most watched news at noon in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon. kim: right now at noon, new information surrounding the person police say shot and killed a waukee man. good afternoon. mollie is off today. this morning, a visibly agitated brendan mcguinness went before a judge. >> as i understand it, mr. addington, your client is not waving his right to a speedy trial at this time? >> at this time, no, your honor.
>> all right. kim: mcguinness plead not guilty to first degree murder in the shooting death of 41-year-old gino risola. at times argued with his attorney over our cameras being in the courtroom. police say mcguinness shot risola several times with a semi-automatic gun on november 7 in waukee. kcci asked mcguinness' attorney if he would like to speak on behalf of his client. he responded no comment. a jury trial is set for february 1 at 9:30 a.m. and we were in polk county court this morning when the man behind the wheel of a deadly accident on monday also appeared before a judge. troy mure junior was charged with homicide by vehicle , reckless driving and operating while intoxicated for the crash that killed 22-year-old scalicity perez, who was a passenger in the car. bond was set at more than $600,000. and new at noon, police have charged the driver in another deadly accident. 53-year-old deanna gliem faces homicide by vehicle and reckless
driving charges. -- for the november 15 crash that killed two people at the intersection of east 37th and hubbell. 59-year-old randall sonnenburg and 60-year-old richard hummel were killed when their vehicle was hit by the car driven by gliem. police say she had been drinking before the crash happened. bond for gliem was set at $70,000. and new information in the drowning death of clive native brandon ellingson. a sergeant with the missouri highway patrol says the agency's negligence led to ellingson's death. back in may 2014, ellingson was in handcuffs in police custody when he went overboard on a patrol boat and drowned. former water patrol supervisor sargeant randy henry tells kcci the highway patrol is at fault, but says they have been trying to silence his testimony. sargeant henry says the highway patrol hid key evidence during a coroner's inquest and thinks the trooper who arrested ellingson, anthony piercy, should be facing
criminal charges. >> should someone face criminal charges for what happened on the lake that they? >> yes, i believe so. reporter: what charges? >> involuntary manslaughter. i was part of the system. i signed off on tony percy to work the water. i regret it one of 2%. it will be something i have to live with the rest of my life. kim: charges in federal court are moving forward. representatives of the missouri highway patrol will be in iowa next month to provide more testimony. turning to news from around the state, court documents show that alexander kozak told police he snapped after getting a text from 20-year-old andrea farrington that said she was breaking off their relationship. police say kozak later went to coral ridge mall in coralville and fatally shot farrington who was working at a mall kiosk. kozak is charged with murder and has pleaded not guilty.
12. a morning fire forced the evacuation of an apartment building in west des moines. the fire started in a second floor apartment of a building in the sun prairie apartments. the resident was not home at the time. early indications point to the fire starting in the kitchen of the apartment. smoke alarms sounded and everyone was able to back with the building safely. preliminary reports put the damage at $20,000. commitment 2016 news now, a quinnipiac university poll released earlier this morning shows hillary clinton holding onto a single digit lead here in iowa. the poll of likely democratic caucus goers shows clinton with 51% support. vermont senator bernie sanders is second with 42% while former maryland governor martin o'malley remains a distant third with 4%. the poll shows that right now just 3% of democrats remain undecided. some bad news is you're among the millions of holiday
travelers taking to the skies this thanksgiving. according to the website airhelp, 40% of flights at chicago's o'hare international airport were delayed during thanksgiving week over the past three years. that's the most delays of any airport in the country. seattle-tacoma and denver international also had high delay rates during that time period. but if you plan on driving over thanksgiving, expect some rain and maybe even some snow if you're heading north. let's check in now with jason for a first look at your forecast. jason: we have a mixed bag as we had to the day tomorrow. we will likely see the ring pick up tonight and chances for rain, snow and even some freezing rain in the mix. i will go over locations coming up soon. it's pretty nice right now as far as temperatures. 57 degrees. our average is 42 so we are well above and beyond that. temperatures will be dropping quickly here.
a quick peek of the next few days and you can see we are riding the roller coaster down behind the powerful system. it will be bringing in chances for abundance of precipitation over the next 24 hours. a winter storm watch for counties to the west. fort dodge the council bluffs down to around lamoni. not as much for snow as it is freezing rain and ice accumulation. this starts tomorrow around noon to 1:00 for most counties off to the west. it will generally be shifting eastward. they'll be the main focus of my forecast coming up in about 10 minutes. for tonight we had under 50 degrees by 9:00 p.m. catching a bit more that drizzle. i will further breakdown that timing of the snow, ice and all that junk coming up in a bit. kim: the rush is underway across the nation to travel for the thanksgiving holiday. and if you're flying, expect tighter security. hena daniels reports from new
reporter: from washington dc to philadelphia to denver, crowd started growing early this morning at the city's airports. they are seeing increased security following the terror attacks in paris. >> it was nice to see. it gave me a better feeling of being protected. reporter: a new intelligence bulletin warns there could be copycats looking to replicate the paris attacks. tsa agents are taking time to search bags at major airports. passengers were told to arrive early and expect delays. >> i have to travel for work so i don't have much of a choice. reporter: security is tight and times square new york city. on a busy day nearly half a million pedestrians pass the area. the nypd has added resources to protect what could be a record crowd of 3 million to watch the macy's thanksgiving day parade tomorrow. this family will be there. you're going? >> i am. reporter: are you nervous?
>> absolutely not. reporter: there will be extra officers and traffic agents, mobile cameras and helicopters patrolling the area. hena daniels, cbs news, new york. kim: earlier today president obama said there's no credible threat of a paris-like terror attacks united states. tensions remain high in illinois one day after dashcam video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager back in 2014 was made public. the tape triggered heated demonstrations on the streets of chicago that lasted into the early hours this morning. the veteran officer involved is now charged with first degree murder. and suspended st. louis rams wide receiver stedman bailey is in critical but stable condition after being shot last night. team officials have issued a statement saying they're aware that bailey was involved in an accident and that they've spoken
with him. bailey was suspended four games earlier this month for violating the nfl's substance abuse. multiple reports say bailey was in miami gardens, florida, when he was shot. coming up, we'll have the amazing story of a teen who will be eating her first thanksgiving meal in years, and the work doctors did to make it possible. and the iowa hawkeyes have never been closer to a national football championship.
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>> this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news at noon with mollie cooney and meteorologist jason sydejko. kim: welcome back. while people enjoy their thanksgiving meals and give thanks for what they have this holiday season, there's one teenager who is most thankful she can simply smile and eat again. marlie hall has her story from new york. reporter: for years, she cannot open her mouth. she was on a liquid diet and could barely talk. >> it would hurt from here over here and down there.
tumor that locked her jaw shut and worley her left cheekbone. >> i'm going to make you a bologna sandwich. reporter: for five years her mother and her went to countless doctors for getting a prognosis. >> i would cry myself to sleep sometimes. reporter: it was benign but aggressive and very rare. >> they can continue to grow and overtime that would cause more and more loss of function. reporter: dr. said mount sinai hospital performed a complex operation to remove the tumor and damaged bones. they replaced it with a custom-made prosthetic jaw. three months after surgery nicolette is looking forward to her birthday next month. >> i'm hoping to get together with a couple of friends and have cake and pizza. reporter: that is something you have not been able to do for a while? >> it will be exciting. reporter: her doctors credit her mom for not giving up until they found a solution. marlie hall, cbs news,
kim: her doctors will continue to monitor her to make a the tumor does not return. new college football playoff rankings are out, and the iowa hawkeyes have done it. iowa cracked the top 4 this week after a win over purdue last weekend when they became one of two undefeated teams. here's a look at how things stand right now. clemson, alabama, and oklahoma are numbers 1, 2, and 3 respectively. then iowa at number 4. whichever teams are in the top four on december 6 it to go to the college football playoffs. oddsmakers given just a 19% chance of becoming a national champions. but before we get there though, the hawkeyes will have a tough -- will have to be nebraska on friday. regardless of what happens in this game, iowa will play in the big 10 championship game, but a loss to the cornhuskers could knock them back out of the top 4 in the playoff rankings. kickoff is in lincoln on friday at 2:30 p.m. you can watch it on abc. and it's a sure sign the holiday
jolly holiday lights opened for its 20th season last night at water works park. it's now open every night through january 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. tickets are $10 per car. and 100% of the proceeds goes towards make-a-wish iowa. let's check back in with jason for a look at your thanksgiving forecast. . jason: i feel i can like it's a rotten tomatoes thrown at me over the next 24 hours. please keep the midday -- them at bay. this is largely for ice accumulation although i think some spots will see some snow accumulation mainly northwest of us. fort dodge or so. we will go over totals soon. if you are southwest in the state, you can pick up a potentially 2/10 of an active ice through tomorrow evening. that could start in the late morning, early afternoon hours tomorrow. we are not talking about today.
about drencher in spots. expect rain for a good portion of the day, even if you're not in the thick of the snow or the ice. it's going to be a mixed bag of a travel day. be safe if you're heading out and about. 57 right now. a little bit of drizzle on going out there. putting together pretty decent day as far as temperatures go. not quite to a record. it stands at 68 and a doping will make it anywhere close to that today. we could use a little bit of sunshine. the south winds continued to carry on the war. attaches up -- trust be my say it will be tomorrow. temperatures backing down a 41 by noon. we kick up the drizzle a notch into a full-fledged a range of the morning hours and into the afternoon. that could be heavy at times, especially if your south and east of the metro. good thing of an inch or two of rain. to show you a contrast with the system is bringing, here is otumwa.
i would expect just rain for a while. as you get to later portions of the day on thanksgiving there is a chance you can see a little bit of ice but it often you under the gun for that much at all. areas to the northwest of the metro such as carroll, you will see light i think starting to occur in the afternoon hours. it will be the earliest for most of us. a few extreme western portions of the state could see that even sooner. futurecast rings in the soggy stuff today. very light in nature. heavier as we head of the morning and especially afternoon hours tomorrow. des moines is getting in on this action as it shifts to the east. you see the kinks in the purples. that's the wintry mix that will push its way through. it will leave a little bit of a glaze on a lot of locations. here is the rainfall totals. some of us eclipsing the one-to which mark as we head for the afternoon and into the evening. be safe as you head out and about. snow stays to the northwest.
we are talking around an inch or two at most were accumulation. the main threat will be the ice accumulation. you can see it starting early in the morning for areas well to the west. as we have throughout the rest of the day we are not talking a lot of ice. but any ice off to the northwest, we get that snow on top. that will be dangerous at times. des moines is later than that and start to pick up a little bit. the safe as you do holiday traveling. it is going to be slick out there. we are topping out in the mid to upper 50's today. rain already starting in areas to the north and south as we head into the overnight. you can see the turkey going crazy over the. after that -- over the winter he y mix. we are back into the 40's on sunday. we don't climb a whole lot higher. cooler temperatures be on that. kim: leave a little extra time tomorrow if people are traveling. thanks. coming up, the animal rescue league is here with some
rescue league to talk about some pets that need a forever home. lindsay: we have zeo, a sweet but shy girl. calm, laid-back, beautiful. kim: i like your eyes. lindsay: she is looking for a friend to curl up with. kim: would she be good with other pets? lindsay: she might. this is richard, happy, fun loving guy. he loves people which could be you if you adopt him. he's looking to be the only dog in his new home. they want -- sometimes they want to be the only pet and that is always great. sarah loves to chat. she has a very pretty coat. she is seven years old. she is available and we have a better with age adoption fee you can ask about. she is very sweet. this is alastair.
the treats can help motivate him to learn different things. he seems to do well on a leash. you can take into a training class learn more. lyric is very friendly. she loves ball and feather toys. she is three years old. she -- it's always fun to have playtime for take a little nap and croak on the couch. she is the best of both worlds. kim: and you can get all of those today. you are open today, closed for thanksgiving, but then you have a good black friday promotion going on. lindsay: we will be open at 9:00 a.m. on friday, two hours earlier than usual. we will have a food truck from 9:00 to 11:00 season get some grub. $25 adoptable cats and dogs. that is it any arl location.
we also have 25% off just about everything an hour interval -- our retail store. the proceeds go back to the animals. that is always great to make your purchases there. we have dog and cat food, pet toys, gifts, picture frames, ornaments, that sort of thing. kim: you have the animals you just showed us and some many other great animals that need a home this holiday season that people can take, give them a forever home. lindsay: cats and dogs in at this application have a lot of small animals and barn animals
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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] [kcci captioning is brought to you by the iowa clinic] kim: finally, it really was the end of an era last night here at kcci. kevin kinney anchoring his final newscast after nearly or decades here at kcci. quite a few past and present kcci'ers along with kevin and mollie's family joined in last night. all we can really say is have a great retirement.
you have certainly earned it. it was cool to be here to experience it. jason: i know if he ever was to spot. and snow in the forecast. jason: tomorrow will be a mess. i hope everyone can stay safe and have extra time on the road. likely you will need that. you can look on the map and see winter storm watch. that is the area most likely to see some ice accumulation. 2/10 of an inch possible. this is for in the metro. temperatures dropping to 43 degrees by 6:00 in the morning. we will see rain certificate for the morning hours and there are spots that you see an inch or two of rain out of this. if you're not a one of the spots, you still get soaked with light snow if you're to the northwest. 1-2 inches of accumulation or even some light icing through central and western portions of the state. please stay safe as you head throughout the day.
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